Saturday, May 27, 2017

Mark A. Young

A veteran of 10 years with a money-center bank in New York, where he handled such accounts as Doubleday & Company, Inc., Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. and Lebhar-Friedman, Inc., Mark joined the Publishing Group of State Street Bank in 1992.

In 2006, Mark founded Grist Mill Advisors to focus on small- to medium-sized publishers of books, community newspapers, newsletters, special-interest consumer magazines and trade magazines for the purpose of sourcing, structuring and executing acquisition financings and recapitalizations, and the firm’s financial advisory practice is focused on three elements: acquisition strategy, capital raising and sale preparation.

Over the years, his extensive network has enabled him to source and execute over 75 transactions. Mark has been a speaker at the American Business Press Spring Meeting, the Fulcrum Magazine Publishing Industry Mergers & Acquisitions Forum, the International Magazine Management Conference, the International Newsletter Conference, the first annual New England Publishers Day and meetings of the New England and Washington chapters of the Newsletter Publishers Association. He is a Risk Management Association subject matter expert on magazines.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors of CSP Information Group, Inc., on the Advisory Board of The Newsletter on Newsletters and is an active member of the Turnaround Management Association. Mark is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and holds an MBA in finance from New York University. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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